Speak Up: Be Your Own Advocate in the Workplace

with Rachel Druckenmiller

About This Class

Want to make a change in your workplace and grow together? Well, we want to help! This course is great for teams looking to rediscover the value of their individual strengths in the workplace.

How many times since March 2020 have you heard someone say, “You’re on mute!” in virtual meetings? It’s time to UNMUTE yourself…not just on your computer but also in your career.

Too many of us let self-doubt silence us and hold us back from going after what we want at work. We don’t speak up, assert and insert ourselves into opportunities or interactions, and we don’t ask for what we need or think or feel at work. As a result, many of us are on the brink of burnout and feel dissatisfied with and “stuck” in our careers. What if it didn’t have to be that way? What if we could show up with greater confidence, courage and clarity and become our own biggest advocates in our careers?

Key Takeaways

  • Clearly identify and articulate your strengths to build your confidence
  • Reframe stress, self-doubt and imposter syndrome and activate courage
  • Tap into the power of curiosity to help yourself find greater clarity in your career
  • Activate your courage to speak up and ask for what you want and need at work

Rachel Druckenmiller is on a mission to humanize the workplace. She works to ignite resilience, connection, engagement, and compassion in leaders and their teams through interactive trainings, workshops, and keynotes. Recognized by Forbes as a Next1000 Honoree in 2021, one of The Daily Record’s Leading Women of 2020, a 40 Under 40 Game Changer by Workforce Magazine in 2019, and the #1 Health Promotion Professional in the U.S. in 2015, Rachel is an award-winning trailblazer and thought leader. For over 15 years, she has inspired and empowered organizations with 25 to 60,000 employees globally across a wide range of industries.

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Yes, we have team options! We love that you are looking to take care of those around you. Your team can join a public class, and you’ll receive a team discount at checkout when you register 10+ team members.  

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Curiosity is essential
                   for progress.

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A spark is something quite small and, by itself, not very powerful. But a spark has the ability to ignite. An idea is like a spark; alone it is just a set of words, but it too can ignite. A great idea can inspire others to dream bigger. Let us all work together to ignite something greater than ourselves.

Let us all be a Spark of Optimism.